Dr. J. K. Vyas Back

Chemical engineer Mr Vyas has a long history of involvement in Public Sector Undertakings in engineering, and with the Environment and Forest Department of Government of Gujarat. Mr Vyas has also received extensive training—both in India and abroad—on various aspects of the environment, especially those affecting seas, oceans and islands.

In his current position as Vice-President (Corporate Affairs) at the Gujarat Urban Development Co. Ltd (GUDC), Mr Vyas, has effectively supervised the company’s various schemes, such as water supply schemes, underground drainage schemes, and the tribal town project. He has also coordinated the launch of e-Nagar and the Mahatma Gandhi Swachhata Mission, and played a pivotal role in the Vibrant Gujarat Global Investors’ Summit 2015.

Mr Vyas’s previous role was that of Director (Environment), and Additional Secretary in the Forests and Environment Department, Government of Gujarat, where he developed environmental indicators at the state-government level for the first time in the country.